Category Archive: Entertainment

Aug 17 2017

Game Player’s Gametape Vol. 1 No. 5

It’s been quite a while since I shared one of these, so now is as good a time as any, right? Right. Here with tape 5 of the Game Players Game Tapes we get details on a small selection of Konami games: The Adventures of Bayou Billy, Blades of Steel, Castlevania, and Track & Field …

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Aug 16 2017

Angry Video Game Nerd Episode 20: Atari 5200 – Episode Review

Are we here already? Episode 20 of The Angry Video Game Nerd. In this episode, the AVGN covers the successor to the legendary Atari 2600 (or VCS as it was known at the time) game console, the Atari 5200. The Atari 5200 is infamous for the fact that the controllers virtually always failed in one …

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Aug 15 2017

First Thoughts On Sonic Mania

I’m a huge fan of the Classic Sonic the Hedgehog games, so Sonic Mania was a game I just had to play day 1, and play I did. I actually played for quite a few hours today a somewhat rare thing for me to do, and I had a hell of a good time. That …

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Aug 12 2017

The WatchMojo Public Relations Fail Explained – By Top Hat Gaming Man

Continuing with the WatchMojo Public Relations nightmare of the past few days, we have Top Hat Gaming Man back with another video explaining this situation with a little more nuance, and a little more detail and focus on the issue at hand: The hostile elements of the “apology” that was sent to Larry Bundy jr, …

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Aug 11 2017

WatchMojo Responds To Top Hat Gaming Man’s Video

In the previous article, I shared a video from Top Hat Gaming Man regarding the issue WatchMojo stealing research from GuruLarry regarding video game consoles which failed to sell. Not just that, alone, but also the quite rude email they sent to Larry regarding this after they had taken the video down – this itself …

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Aug 11 2017

WatchMojo Steals Research From YouTuber Guru Larry

Ah, another day, another batch of insanity on the internet. Today, we have an event that happened yesterday and I just now got to writing about: WatchMojo, you know, the YouTube channel that does nonstop top 10 lists? Yeah, apparently they stole the research that YouTube content creator Guru Larry had done for his “Worst …

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Aug 03 2017

Here’s Ashens First Video, Because I Had Nothing Else Ready To Post Today

So, Thursday has become somewhat of a “too busy to post on Xadara” day for me – indeed, the past week has been slightly more busy than normal, so I haven’t had the chance to get going on too much in depth content – hell, it’s only usually the last hour of the day I …

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Aug 02 2017

An Atari 2700 Was Found At A California Thrift Store!

Crossing my news feed a few days ago is something rather interesting to me – An Atari 2700 console that was found in a thrift store in California… for $30! Yeah, if you know the story of the 2700, it’s amazing to read about. If you don’t, well, let me explain it to you. The …

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Jul 17 2017

The Lead Role In Doctor Who Being Played By A Woman?

News circled around the internet pretty quickly yesterday when the BBC announced that the next person to play the titular character of “The Doctor” on the long-running science fiction series “Doctor Who” is *gasp* a woman! In this case, the woman in question is Jodie Whittaker, an actress who, thanks to my lack of caring …

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Jul 13 2017

Bits And Bytes – Program 7: Computer-Assisted Instruction

One set of early applications that the home computers of the early 80’s were exceptional at (given the primitive graphics available) were those that taught something. Known in this video as “computer aided instruction” this episode of Bits and Bytes focuses on some rather impressive instructional programs intended for children, spanning the various major home …

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